5 venues for a fabulous wedfest wedding
Published date: 1st October 2019 | Author: Hollie Bond
As festival season approaches, we’re swooning over tipi tents and floral garlands. We’ve rounded up our absolute favourite wedding venues around the UK fit for a fabulous festival inspired celebration.
Nestled in the heart of the bustling city of Bristol, Arnos Vale is a gem surrounded by tranquil beauty and set in 45 acres of stunning woodlands. With three unique areas, couples can opt for an outdoor ceremony at the Underwood Centre or choose to wed indoors at the Victorian Anglican Chapel or Spielman Centre.
Throw your own mini festival ceremony outdoors with rustic wooden seating and live music all in the unique surroundings of this whimsical wonderland. Celebrate your evening reception in the Spellman center decked out in fairy lights, flowers and trinkets!
This beautiful rustic barn is set in the stunning and picturesque rolling hills of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. It is ideal for those who want an upmarket festival vibe for their wedding day! Their charming oak canopy which is reached through a fairy-tale archway is the perfect setting to tie the knot and is officially licensed for civil ceremonies. For the reception, Cripps Barn is known for their whole BBQ’d lambs which is a tradition started by the owners and has been celebrated for its simple, delicious and feast style concept. Guests can relax on the lawn and enjoy an evening bonfire to roast marshmallows and dance the evening away.
Where: Alvechurch, Worcestershire
The best thing about Alcott Farm is the complete creative freedom you have to make it your own. The stunning countryside location in Worcestershire offers a secluded blank canvas for you to get super quirky with your festival inspired celebration! Think DIY decor, tipi tents and gourmet food trucks. Guests can bathe in the sunshine in this beautiful open space and enjoy outdoor fun and games. Whether you want to have an authentic all-night festival experience with a place to glamp or head indoors for the evening with the on-site self-catering cottages, the choice is yours.
Where: Shalstone, Buckingham
This family-run venue is in Buckinghamshire countryside and features a traditional stone barn surrounded by picturesque meadows. Most opt for the traditional pole and rope marquee as the setting for their wedding reception which sits in gardens and makes for a beautiful backdrop in wedding photographs. Many couples fall in love with the quirky addition of their token red phone box which is great for photo ops and adds to the eccentric décor that festival weddings often have.
Where: Liskeard, Cornwall
The Green sits in a wonderfully private opening in the dense woodland of the Cornish countryside. Whether you’re looking to host a large traditional celebration, an alternative DIY party or a casual festival fete, the beautiful 20-acre estate has you covered. Surrounded by a stunning orchard, wildflower meadows and a trickling lake, the photo opportunities are endless. If the weather does not go to plan, they have a number of rustic indoor function rooms, from the converted milking parlour to a renovated cow shed, the cool farmhouse architecture will add to the theme of your day. There’s also ample space for guests to camp out and the sweeping beauty of Bodmin Moor will give the adventurous a chance to wander off and explore the grounds.